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Here are the latest news stories from OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes across southern Ontario.

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Linda Pierce attributes supportive atmosphere to her 28 years of success as Village Green’s administrator

Administrator Linda Pierce, who is celebrating 30 years of serving the residents of Village Green this year, says her journey for the past three decades has been marked by strong support from OMNI Health Care, her colleagues, family and the community.
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Door murals adding to community feel at Garden Terrace while guiding residents to their rooms

The OMNIway recently told you about how murals of bookshelves painted on three doors at Garden Terrace have helped reduce exit-seeking behaviours and agitation in residents with cognitive impairment. Today’s story is about how murals on doors are also helping residents find their way at the Ottawa-area long-term care home.
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EDITORIAL: OMNI homes are ramping up community engagement

Community engagement is an important part of life at OMNI Health Care, and it’s a facet of the organization’s culture OMNI’s 18 long-term care homes have been focusing on enhancing.
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Residents get a big kick out of watching Riverview Manor ‘waterfall’

Unique experiences people don’t get to see very often can cause a lot of excitement, and this was the case July 19 when MCC Fire Equipment flushed out the fire hose connections at the front door.or.

Village Green BSO team members making a positive impact on residents and families

Village Green’s Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team is not only improving the lives of the Greater Napanee long-term care home’s residents, the team is also getting noticed in the community.
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Diversion doors are preventing exit-seeking behaviours at Garden Terrace

Since three “diversion doors” were painted at Garden Terrace 16 months ago, agitation caused by exit-seeking has been reduced in residents with cognitive impairment who are living at the Ottawa-area long-term care home, say staff members.
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Backyard garden helps Country Terrace prepare ‘farm-to-table’ meals

Country Terrace is embracing a social movement among restaurants and foodies called “farm-to-table” which encourages cooking with local ingredients.
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Frost Manor residents make 4th trip to family farm for a day of fun and relaxation

Frost Manor residents made their fourth trip in nearly two years to Nancy DeGeer’s farm on July 12, where they spent the day visiting Nancy’s family and interacting with the many horses, chickens, rabbits, ducks and goats living on the farm.
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How a personalized events calendar changed the life of a Village Green resident

SELBY, Ont. - Two Village Green Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team members say there are many great success stories resulting from the initiative but there is one that stands out.